Zeb Stewart’s Cafe Colette is nestled on the corner of North 9th and Berry Street in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. I have a weakness for scones, but these are truly amazing. Crunchy on the outside, soft in the middle and oozing with glaze! The lovely baker Anna Eveleigh, agreed to share her recipe. Here you go! (more…)
Oh, I don’t know, there’s just something about this quote that got me, “[New Domesticity] is . . . the young mom who, after her too-short maternity leave, decides to try to make extra money selling her knitting on Etsy rather than go back to work.” (more…)
Ever try the Nabisco Famous Chocolate Wafer icebox cake? With 2 cups of whip cream and one box of wafer cookies, layer alternating between wafers and whip cream to make a 14″ log. Frost with remaining whip cream and refrigerate for 4 hours. Slice on diagonal and top with fruit if desired. Yum!!
Father’s Day gifts — Hankies and pocket squares! Trace letter with an ink soluble pen and embroider using backstitch.
I’m excited to announce that the Knitting for Newbies class series will be continuing this summer. Summer Saturdays kick off Saturday, June 15th from 9:30-10:30AM. Our first project will be baby leg warmers! Class size is limited so reserve your spot today by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. For additional information (more…)
Here’s the latest project! A little something for your tot to wear this summer! Free downloadable pattern here (more…)
Lately, I’ve been inspired by Betz White’s work in up-cycling. When I ran into this dingy old table linen at a local vintage store, I thought, “hey, I can make my two year old wear this!” I’m only half kidding, of course. The adorable embroidered daises were too much to pass up! I bought it, sent it through several rounds of OxiClean (that stuff is amazing!), cut a hole in the middle, and voila! –a cute dress or smock for a toddler. It was really that simple. Here are the details: (more…)
Happy Mother’s Day to all of the wonderful mama’s out there. I hope you had a bellini in bed, a day at Spa Castle or as my mom still sometimes says, just “a moment’s peace.”
I’ve always loved this picture of me with my mom. Love it even more now that I have two kids of my own. On the icky days when no one naps and everyone is grumpy, I don’t know how she ever did it so gracefully with four kids. Thanks, Mom. Happy Mother’s Day! Xx
After all the dresses and skirts, here’s something for the little guy. Pattern is here: MMMbloomersback2T Xx
It’s hard to get a little wiggle worm to hold still for a picture! Here’s a free tutorial on our summer swing dress!! Just in time for warmer weather! Be sure to share pictures! Xx (more…)
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